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Book List
Author is Isaac Asimov
#Year1st ReadTitleAuthor(s)My Rating 
1 1984 Banquets of the Black Widowers
Black Widowers #4
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2 1980 1991 Casebook of the Black Widowers
Black Widowers #3
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A DOZEN MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, MURDER, AND UNEARTHLY DETECTION!

Every month, the Black Widowers convene for sumptuous food, fine wine, and a cosmically baffling mystery.  Attended by Henry, the all-knowing waiter, these gentle rogues ponder such imponderables as:

• the one-syllable middle name that represents what every schoolboy knows, yet doesn't... • a murder by solar eclipse very far out in space... • a Soviet spy's dying message utilizing a Scabble set and a newspaper sports page... • a satanic cult leader's Martian connection... • a computer criminal's strange equation of Christmas and Halloween... • an ancient symbol that provides the key to a woman's mysterious disappearance...

Dip into these wonderfully wizardly concoctions of surprising murder and Asmovian logic that have delighted readers of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.
3 1953 1992 The Caves of Steel
Robot #2
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HE LOOKED LIKE A MAN
HE WALKED LIKE A MAN
HE TALKED LIKE A MAN
BUT HE WASN'T A MAN....


Detective R. Daneel Olivaw was a robot!


When Lije Baley was summoned by the police commission to investigate the murder of Spacetown's leading scientist, he was told his partner would be a robot... a very special robot, created by the murdered man himself.

News of the crime had to be kept secret.  And it had to be solved before the hostile Spacetowners could use it to cause political upheaval.

Olivaw's identity also had to be kept secret.  Anti-robot feeling was reaching riot proportions.

The mission was almost impossible... for a human.  But R. Daneel Olivaw wasn't human.  Detective Baley found Daneel's way to the truth the most terrifying experience of his life.
4 1952 The Currents of Space
Galactic Empire #3
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5 1955 1983 The End of Eternity
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Temptation
in Time


He was an Eternal, a relentlessly disiplined member of an elite class charged with monitoring the past and present... but when he fell in love with a non-Eternal woman, he dared to use his frightening techniques to twist time to suit their purposes...

"...suspense on every page..." New York Times

Isaac Asimov, one of today's outstanding science fiction writers, is also a biochemist and teacher at the Boston University School of Medicine.  The End of Eternity was published in its higher-priced edition by Doubleday and Co.

Published by the New American Library
6 1966 Fantastic Voyage
Fantastic Voyage #1
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A BOLD JOURNEY INTO A NEW DIMENSION
OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EXCITEMENT!

Four men and one woman reduced to a microscopic fraction of their original size, boarding a miniturized atomic sub and being injected into a dying man's carotid artery.  Fighting their way past giant antibodies, passing through the heart itself, entering the inner ear where even the slightest sound would destroy them, battling relentlessly into the cranium.  Their objective... to reach a blood clot and destroy it with the piercing rays of a laser gun.  At stake... the fate of the entire world.

fantastic voyage
THE MOST INCREDIBLE
ADVENTURE OF OUR TIME!
7 1987 Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain
Fantastic Voyage #2
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With his phenomenal two-million-copy bestseller Fantastic Voyage, Isaac Asimov took the world on its first amazing journey into the human body.  Electrifying, astonishing, and remarkably realistic, here is his chronicle of a second thrilling mission to uncover the secrets of inner space.

FANTASTIC
VOYAGE II
DESTINATION BRAIN


Deep within Russia, world-renowned scientist Pyotor Shapirov lies in a coma.  Locked within his brain rests the key to the greatest scientific advance in the world’s history.  Only one scientist can hope to locate this secret - Dr. Albert Jonas
Morrison, an American.  Morrison’s mission: to be miniaturized to molecular size along with a team of four Soviet scientists, travel in a specially designed submarine to the dying Shapirov's brain, and tap the secrets held there.  Morrison and his companions have only twelve hours to accomplish their task - in the face of unexpected terrors and with their own lives hanging precariously in the balance.
8 1993 1995 Forward the Foundation
Foundation #7
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9 1951 1981 Foundation
Foundation #1
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FOUNDATION
begins a new chapter in the story of man's future life.  The Old Empire was crumbling into ancient barbarism throughout the million worlds of the galaxy.  Hari Seldon and his band of psychologists must create a new life, the FOUNDATION, dedicated to art, science, and technology as the beginnings of a new empire.  The Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are among the most famous books in all of science-fiction.
10 1986 1993 Foundation and Earth
Foundation #5
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FOUNDATION'S END?

Centuries after the fall of the First Galactic Empire, Mankind's destiny lay in the hands of Golan Trevize, former Councilman of the First Foundation.  Reluctantly he chose the mental unity of Galaxia as the only alternative to a future of unending chaos.

But Mankind as massmind was not an idea Trevize was comfortable with.  So he journeyed in search of humanity's legendary home, fabled Earth, hoping there to find a solution to the dilemma.

Yet Earth had been lost for thousands of years, and no one could say exactly where it was or if, indeed, it existed at all.  More important, Trevize suspected he might not like the answers he found there...

THE FOUNDATION SERIES CONTINUES ITS EXCITING
RETELLING OF FUTURE HISTORY - MANKIND'S
STRUGGLE TO FULFILL ITS GALACTIC DESTINY


FIRST PAPERBACK PUBLICATION

THE FOUNDATION SERIES:
BOOK ONE
FOUNDATION
BOOK TWO
FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE
BOOK THREE
SECOND FOUNDATION
BOOK FOUR
FOUNDATION'S EDGE
BOOK FIVE
FOUNDATION AND EARTH

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11 1952 1981 Foundation and Empire
Foundation #2
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FOUNDATION
AND EMPIRE

tells the incredible story of a new breed of man who creates a new force for galactic government.  Thus, the FOUNDATION hurtles into conflict with  the decadent, decrepit First Empire.  In this struggle for power amid the chaos of the stars, man stands at the threshold of a new, enlightened life which could easily be put aside for the olf forces of barbarism.  The FOUNDATION novels of Isaac Asimov constitute what is very likely the most famed epic in all of science-fiction.
12 1982 1993 Foundation's Edge
Foundation #4
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13 1950 I, Robot
Robot #1
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THE RISE OF MECHANICAL MEN


Here is a whole panorama of strange and thrilling tales about Earth in the years to ahead when robots reach such an advanced stage that they theaten to rise up and control the world.

I, ROBOT

The classic chronicle-novel about a future civilization helped, and menaced, by complex servomechanisms - has been hailed as the outstanding science-fiction book of its kind.

"An exiting science thriller." - New York Times

ISAAC ASIMOV, one of the outstanding imaginative writers today, is also a biochemist and teacher at the Boston University School of Medicine.  Mr. Asimov is the author of The Caves of Steel, The End of Eternity, and The Martian Way.
14 1973 1980 JupiterIsaac Asimov  Rated 3Rated 3Rated 3Rated 3Rated 3
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15 1976 More Tales of the Black Widowers
Black Widowers #2
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16 1957 1992 The Naked Sun
Robot #3
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THE PLANET SOLARIA
COULD DESTROY EARTH
IN TWO SECONDS FLAT ...


And probably would - eventually.

Solaria was powerful and power-hungry.  It had taken over two hundred years to develop the ultimate weapon - a massive army of robots that could obliterate Earth and rule the universe in a matter of days.

But now that would have to wait.

One of Solaria's most eminent scientists had suddenly been found brutally murdered.  Only Earth's most famous detective, Elijah Baley, could solve the dark, baffling mystery.  Solaria demanded his help.

Baley didn't want to go.  But how could he refuse?

Earth's very existence was at stake.

Fawcett World Library
17 1969 NeutrinoIsaac Asimov  Rated 0Rated 0Rated 0Rated 0Rated 0
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18 1950 2019 Pebble in the Sky
Galactic Empire #1
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One moment Joseph Schwartz is a happily retired tailor in Chicago, 1949. The next he's a helpless stranger on Earth during the heyday of the first Galactic Empire. Earth, as he soon learns, is a backwater, just a pebble in the sky, despised by all the other 200 million planets of the Empire because its people dare to claim it's the original home of man. And Earth is poor, with great areas of radioactivity ruining much of its soil - so poor that everyone is sentenced to death at the age of sixty. Joseph Schwartz is sixty-two.

This is young Isaac Asimov's first novel, full of wonders and ideas, the book that launched the novels of the Galactic Empire, culminating in the Foundation series.
19 1988 1993 Prelude to Foundation
Foundation #6
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FOUNDATION - THE BEGINNING

Wisdom, wit, and an uncanny sense of wonder have become the trademarks of grand master Isaac Asimov.  Now, in an eagerly awaited publishing event, Asimov once again fashions the future of science fiction by going back to the beginning - presenting the overture to the greatest SF series of all time....

PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION

Is is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor.  Here in the great multidomed capitol of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technology and cultural complexity.  Yet Cleon knowns there are those who would see him fall - those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future.

Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction.  Little does the young Outworld mathematician know that he has already sealed his fate and the fate of humanity.  For Hari possesses the prophetic power that makes him the most wanted man in the Empire... the man who holds the key to the future - an apocalyptic power to be known forever after as the Foundation.
20 1990 Puzzles of the Black Widowers
Black Widowers #5
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21 1989 The Return of the Black Widowers
Black Widowers #6
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22 1985 1993 Robots and Empire
Robot #5
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OLIVAW'S TWIST

Two hundred years after his humiliating defeat at the hands of the Earthman Elijah Baley, Kelden Amadiro still dreamed of revenge.  Now, finally, he set into motion a plot that would totally destroy the planet Earth.

But Amadiro had not counted on the power Baley still exerted long after his death.  For Baley's vision continued to guide his robot partner, R. Daneel Olivaw, and the extraordinarily gifted robot Giskard - and they were the only ones who could save Earth.

Fortunately for Amadiro, Daneel and Giskard were restrained by the dictates of the Three Laws of Robotics.  Or were they?

FIRST PAPERBACK PUBLICATION
23 1983 1994 The Robots of Dawn
Robot #4
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24 1953 1981 Second Foundation
Foundation #3
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SECOND
FOUNDATION

follows the Seldon Plan after the First Empire's defeat and describes its greatest threat - the gowth of a dangerous mutant.  This mutant strain has gone wild, producing a mind capable of bending men's wills, directing their thoughts, reshaping their desires, and dstroying the universe.  SECOND FOUNDATION completes the most famous series of novels in all of science fiction by one many critics consider our greatest science-fiction writer, ISAAC ASIMOV.
25 1951 The Stars, Like Dust
Galactic Empire #2
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26 1974 Tales of the Black Widowers
Black Widowers #1
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